Virginia Catapano Amarone, 90, of Hamden died peacefully on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Montowese Health and Rehabiltiation Center, North Haven with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew Amarone. Virginia was born in New Haven on February 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa DePino Catapano, and had resided in Hamden for most of her life. Virginia’s primary focus in life was her family, whom she was extremely and lovingly devoted to. She will be immensely missed by all of them. Virginia’s family wishes to extend special thanks to Theresa Boyd, and the entire Montowese staff for the loving, and compassionate care bestowed upon their dearest mother and grandmother. Virginia is survived by three sons, Benny (Joanne) Amarone of Hamden, Andrew (Regina) Amarone of Milford and Joseph (Christine) Amarone of Wallingford, two daughters, Virginia (Edward) Lockery of New Haven and Carol (James) Lafond of North Haven, one brother, Andrew (Virginia) Catapano of West Haven one sister, Viola Piscatelli of Hamden, her former son-in-law Russell Caprio of North Haven, twelve grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by one brother, Anthony Catapano, and three sisters, Madeline Casale, Josephine Picone and Anne Davis. Virginia’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, December 27th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. Her funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Tuesday, December 28th at 9:45 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Barnabas Church (St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish), 44 Washington Ave., North Haven. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com.
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